wondering
Racist actions....
Thu Feb 7, 2019 10:48am
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usually do follow racist attitudes, even if they are subtle actions that aren't necessarily out in the open. Racist attitudes affect many things including education and social and economic opportunities. I suspect it would matter more to you if you were the predominant target of racism, especially if it put your life and livelihood at risk... even in subtle ways.

  • ...does it matter if someone is racists, if they never take any actual actions that are racist? Does it matter if someone wore blackface or dressed in a KKK costume 35 years ago (which for some... more
    • There Is A Difference...Amadeus, Thu Feb 7 8:55pm
      ...between various ways it might "matter." Should a racist who doesn't express that racism be subject to legal action? No, of course not. However, I can see someone desiring a different person to... more
    • Interesting pointgreenman, Thu Feb 7 11:26am
      While hating other races or ethnic groups might be considered morally suspect, if it didn't actually result in any bad behavior, that's less reprehensible. I personally don't care about how someone... more
    • Racist actions.... — wondering, Thu Feb 7 10:48am
      • It matters, suregreenman, Thu Feb 7 11:27am
        Just a question of 'how much.'
      • That wasn't my question.SES, Thu Feb 7 10:59am
        Governor Northam has never taken any actions that have hurt minorities. In fact, he has taken actions -- specific actions -- to HELP minorities. If that's the case, and assuming that he's "racist"... more
        • You don't seem to understand.wondering, Thu Feb 7 11:16am
          Racism isn't just isolated incidents. Racist attitudes run deep, and have a long history with terrible consequences then and now. If the governor had simply told the truth and apologized, many would... more
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